Furbearer General Any Weapon Season

Southeast Furbearer Region
Unlimited Tags

10/22/2013 - 3/15/2014

Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis)
Either-sex Northern River Otter
Either sex may be taken.
Open to Trapping, Closed to Hunting.


Harvest quota 15 for the Southeast Region. Visit River Otter Harvest Webpage, call the Southeast office at (208)232-4703 or call the 24 hour hotline at (800)323-4334 24 to obtain current harvest information. Season closes 48 hours after quota is reached. Maximum limit of 2 otters per trapper.
Portneuf R. downstream from Lava Hot Springs: CLOSED.

All areas closed to beaver trapping are closed to otter trapping.

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Hunt Area

Southeast Furbearer Region
Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties. Area Size: 6,033,012 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 56 57 63 66A 68 68A 69 70 71 72 73 73A 74 75 76 77 78


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

Tags, Permits & Fees

No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 48.18 percent Private 48.18%
Graph illustrating 16.16 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 16.16%
Graph illustrating 15.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 15.01%
Graph illustrating 9.28 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 9.28%
Graph illustrating 6.36 percent State of Idaho 6.36%
Graph illustrating 1.08 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1.08%
Graph illustrating 1.08 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1.08%
Graph illustrating 0.73 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 0.73%
Graph illustrating 0.59 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 0.59%
Graph illustrating 0.36 percent Other 0.36%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.29%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 0.29%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 39.19% Rangeland 39.19 %
Graph illustrating 19.45% Dryland Agriculture 19.45 %
Graph illustrating 17.46% Forest 17.46 %
Graph illustrating 13.25% Irrigated-Sprinkler 13.25 %
Graph illustrating 5.67% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 5.67 %
Graph illustrating 1.73% Water 1.73 %
Graph illustrating 1.27% Rock 1.27 %
Graph illustrating 1.15% Riparian 1.15 %
Graph illustrating 0.81% Urban 0.81 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources